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November 2011 Issue

Cover credit: The Children's Place

Letter from the Editor

Birthday Coverage

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Birthday ideas for them all.

Birthday Directory
Entertainers, party places and extras for incredible celebrations.

Health & Fitness

Child Workout DVDs
Are videos that encourage kids to exercise helpful or hype?

Expecting to Expect?
How to prepare for pregnancy.

Special Needs

Toying Around
Activities that encourage skill building for children of all abilities.

Special Needs and Health & Fitness Directory
Experts and services catering to family wellness and special needs.


Young Volunteers
How kids benefit from serving the community.

Generous Girl or Diva Daughter?
How to get your daughter to drop the attitude.

Holiday Cheer is Drawing Near
Get a head start on the gift-giving season with these fun ideas.

Loving Literature
Ten ways to help your child be an excellent reader.

Natural Splendor
Appreciating nature on family vacations.

Your Community

Long Island
History at Your Doorstep
Preserving the area’s past.

Young Leaders in the Making
Global education is a click away.

New Jersey
Planting Academic Seeds
Helping underprivileged children become overachievers.

A Home for Every Family
Building hope for struggling communities.


Birthday Blowout

Smiling Faces Photo Contest


Best Face Forward
Getting that glam look this holiday season.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Get empowered and laugh aloud with great reads.


Don't Miss
This month's entertainment, contests and activities.

Around Town
The latest news on local schools and businesses.

Books, essentials and information for your clan.

In Season
Celebrate this month’s festivities with fun crafts and yummy recipes.


What's Happening
A comprehensive listing of your neighborhood's classes, performances and events.